Traditional songs for guitar and other instruments

Chords, lyrics, tablature and standard notation for traditional songs.

Traditional songs have often lived across generations and in various versions. Famous traditional songs have often an older source to which melody a never lyrics have been written. Several genres such as hymns, folk ballads, spirituals, patriotic song and Christmas carols are among these. The other thing that distinguish traditional songs is that they are public domain, thus not protected by copyright (although arrangements of traditional songs are subject to copyright, which means the arrangements published cannot be republished without permission).

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All songs

Tabs, notes, melody, chords and lyrics for a collection of tradtional songs for guitar.

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Beginner songs

A collection of traditional songs especially chosen for beginners.

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Christmas songs

A collection of Christmas carols from around the world.

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Children's songs

A collection of popular Children's songs with tabs, notes, chords and lyrics.

All songs

A list of all traditional songs on this site so far (click on a table header to filter a column):

Title Instrument Category
Amazing Grace Guitar Hymn
Jingle Bells Guitar, Flute Christmas
Oh My Darling, Clementine Guitar, Flute Folk ballad
500 Miles Guitar Folk
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Guitar, Flute Children
When the Saints Go Marching In Guitar Spiritual
Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Guitar Hymn
Deck the Halls Guitar, Flute Christmas
Angels We Have Heard on High Guitar, Flute Christmas
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Guitar Christmas
America (My Country, 'Tis of Thee) Guitar Patriotic song
Yankee Doodle Guitar Traditional song
O Tannenbaum Guitar Christmas
Danny Boy (Londonderry Air) Guitar, Flute Traditional song
Auld Lang Syne Guitar, Flute Traditional song
Beautiful Dreamer Guitar Traditional song

More songs will be added, stay tuned.